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Cost of Living Comparison:
Houston, Texas - Phoenix, Arizona

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A salary of $50,000 in Houston, Texas could decrease to $48,583 in Phoenix, Arizona

Cost of Living IndexesHoustonPhoenix
Overall102.399.4
Food84.298.6
Housing118.4102.8
Utilities92.898.4
Transportation95.9101.4
Health96.595.1
Miscellaneous100.195.6
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Phoenix is 3% cheaper than Houston.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 13% cheaper in Phoenix.



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